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herbourg, France, June 19, 1864. We, the seamen and others, lately belonging to the steamer Alabama, and captured in the action between that vessel and the United States steamer Kearsarge, off this port, on the nineteenth day of June, 1864, now prisoners of war, do hereby solemnly pledge our sacred word of honor not to engage in arms against, or otherwise employ ourselves against, the interest of the Government of the United States of America, until we shall be regularly exchanged. William Clarke, seaman; William McKenzie, cockswain; James Broderick, cockswain; William Forrestall, quartermaster; John Emery, ordinary seaman; William Wilson, cockswain; Edward Rawes, master-at-arms; Henry Tucker, officers' cook; David Leggett, seaman; Frank Currian, first-class fireman; Henry Godson, ordinary seaman; Samuel Henry, seaman; John Horrigan, first-class fireman; Edgar Tripp, ordinary seaman; David Williams, ordinary seaman; Richard Parkinson, officers' steward; William Barnes, quarter-gu
asualties occurred. In the afternoon it was relieved by the Twenty-fourth, Colonel Clarke. On several occasions, from the twenty-fifth to the twenty-ninth, the regis. I have before reported its conduct on the first inst. The Twenty-fourth, Colonel Clarke, relieved Colonel Ramseur's regiment in the afternoon, and was pushed forwaried veterans. To all the field officers I owe my thanks, particularly to Colonels Clarke and Rutledge, Ramseur and Ransom. Very respectfully, your obedient servd of the following named regiments, all from North Carolina: Twenty-fourth, Colonel Clarke; Twenty-fifth, Colonel Rutledge; Twenty-sixth, Colonel Vance; Thirty-fifth,d, if only a regiment. The message was so pressing that I at once directed Colonel Clarke to go, with his regiment, and report to General Magruder, and, at the same en occupying was at right angles to that upon which the battle was raging;) Colonel Clarke's regiment had already gone; Colonel Rutledge next followed; then Colonel R
easant Hill. Lee's advance was accompanied by severe skirmishing. On the seventh instant, General Lee drove the enemy through Pleasant Hill, and encamped on a stream about eight miles beyond, toward Mansfield: after an obstinate skirmish, Colonel Clarke, an Aid-de-camp of the commanding General, joined me on the sixth instant, and visited General Lee on the seventh. General Ransom's command arrived at Pleasant Hill about two o'clock P. M. on the seventh, and General Emory's about five P. he column during the day, making the road so bad, that General Emory's train, after most strenuous exertions, could not be brought in until late on the morning of the eighth instant. On the evening of the seventh instant, I was informed by Colonel Clarke, that General Lee was anxious to have a brigade of infantry sent out to his assistance. I declined to send the brigade, for reasons which I considered good. The commanding General arrived at my camp on the evening of the seventh instant.